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List: The Best Comedy Experiences for PlayStation VR

Posted by on May 18, 2018

Though comedy games are as old as the medium, VR has unlocked an entirely new family of interactive comedic possibilities. And much like the horror genre, comedy games have taken firm root on PS VR. Here are a few of our favorite — chime in below with your suggestions!

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List: The Best Horror Games for PlayStation VR

Posted by on May 04, 2018

PlayStation VR has seen some stellar deals lately! Maybe you just picked it up and are looking to build your VR library. Or maybe you’re thinking about signing up but want to know where to begin.

Either way, we’ve got you covered. Over the next few weeks, we’re highlighting some of our favorite PS VR games, divvied up into themed collections.

First up, perhaps my favorite genre: horror! Scary games are a perfect fit for VR’s deeply immersive presentation, and there are a lot to choose from. Here are some of my favorites; visit PlayStation Store to see more.

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Players’ Choice April 2018 Winner: God of War

Posted by on Apr 30, 2018

Okay, so. We knew God of War had a shot at winning this poll, but y’all really like God of War

Congratulations, Santa Monica Studio, on your landslide victory — God of War is officially (well, according to the readers of PlayStation.Blog, which makes it official in my eyes) the best new game of April 2018!

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Westworld: Get Set for Season 2

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018

Attention PlayStation Vue subscribers! Westworld, one of my favorite HBO series, returns on April 22. That’s this Sunday! Before the character-driven drama and twisting mysteries continue, we wanted to refresh you on the happenings of the extraordinary first season.

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God of War: The Evolution of Kratos

Posted by on Apr 16, 2018

“There’s an internal journey for every human being,” God of War Creative Director Cory Barlog recently told me. “In the old games, we tackled more of the physical journey. The emotional journey, the internal journey, is far more intriguing now.”

Indeed. Kratos has come a long, long way since the closing moments of 2010’s God of War III. It’s not just the bushy beard, or the magical throwing axe, or the son traveling by his side. It’s his manner, his temperament. Something is different.

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The Countdown to God of War Begins Today

Posted by on Apr 12, 2018

It’s almost time! One of the most iconic characters in PlayStation history will step into a strange and perilous new realm when God of War returns April 20 on PS4.

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PlayStation Blogcast 285: Like Father, Like Son

Posted by on Mar 23, 2018

With God of War mania in the air, Kristen, Justin and I trade notes on Santa Monica Studios’ divine action epic, hitting PS4 on April 20. Plus: Far Cry 5 impressions, Fortnite talk, news you can use, new releases, and so much more.

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Q&A: Cory Barlog Talks God of War Origins

Posted by on Mar 23, 2018

God of War is almost here! By now, you’ve watched the videos, read the hands-on articles, and pored through the message boards. Now, why not hear directly from the man himself?

Series veteran and creative director Cory Barlog joined me for a special PlayStation Blogcast episode. Listen to the whole conversation below, and check out some choice excerpts from the entire 20+ minute conversation.

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